Author Archive: Stephanie Chandler

Stephanie Chandler is the founder of the Nonfiction Authors Association and Nonfiction Writers Conference, and author of several books including "The Nonfiction Book Marketing Plan" and "Own Your Niche." A frequent speaker at business events and on the radio, she has been featured in Entrepreneur, BusinessWeek, and Wired magazine.

rss feed Twitter

Author's Website →

Book Pricing and Earnings Calculator

Book Pricing and Earnings Calculator

Use this worksheet to evaluate and determine the best retail price for your book and calculate your royalty earned per book sold. You can also try adjusting your retail price up or down to help determine your best possible profit margin. Note: trade discounts can vary depending on the retailer, though the general industry standard […]

Round-Up Question of the Week: Who are your favorite nonfiction authors?

Round-Up Question of the Week: Who are your favorite nonfiction authors?

Last week we asked our community on Facebook to answer this question: Who are your favorite nonfiction authors? Here’s what they had to say: Phil Ross: Joseph Wambaugh and Michael Connelly, latter-day reincarnations of James Ellroy on the always weird L.A. cop beat. / PHIL ROSS, author of the BLUE HOMBRES trilogy on MLB Latino […]

Teleseminar: Sandra Beckwith: How to Get More Visibility on Amazon and Maximize Your Book Sales There

Teleseminar: Sandra Beckwith: How to Get More Visibility on Amazon and Maximize Your Book Sales There

Event Date: July 4, 2018 | Time: 10AM PT / 1PM ET For the July 4th holiday, we’ll be hosting a replay of a previous teleseminar event from December 2016. Join us as Sandra Beckwith discusses How to Get More Visibility on Amazon and Maximize Your Book Sales There. About Sandra Beckwith Sandra Beckwith is an author and […]

Teleseminar: Jonathan Kirsch: How to Avoid Getting Sued When Writing a Memoir

Teleseminar: Jonathan Kirsch: How to Avoid Getting Sued When Writing a Memoir

Event Date: July 11, 2018 | Time: 10AM PT / 1PM ET Join us as publishing and intellectual property attorney, Jonathan Kirsch, discusses How to Avoid Getting Sued When Writing a Memoir. About Jonathan Kirsch Jonathan Kirsch is a publishing and intellectual property attorney based in Los Angeles, an expert witness on publishing industry matters, an […]

Book Award Winner: How to Grow Your Dental Membership Plan

Book Award Winner: How to Grow Your Dental Membership Plan

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Silver Author Name: Dr. Christopher Phelps DMD, CMCT Synopsis Get more patients. After reading you will know: -How to break free from the 3 major tensions facing private practice -How to increase new ideal patient flow -How to market to the virtually untouched fee-for-service market -How to find the freedom and financial stability […]

Book Award Winner: Physician: How Science Transformed the Art of Medicine

Book Award Winner: Physician: How Science Transformed the Art of Medicine

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Silver Author Name: Rajeev Kurapati Synopsis What happened that changed the priest—the revered healer of antiquity—into a person of science? How was the modern doctor made? Physician is Rajeev Kurapati’s earnest attempt to answer this question and others central to the practice of medicine. For instance, how have the advances of medical technology […]

Book Award Winner: YOU-NICORN: 30 days to find your inner unicorn and live the life you love

Book Award Winner: YOU-NICORN: 30 days to find your inner unicorn and live the life you love

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Danielle A. Vincent Synopsis If you feel like your life could be better and more focused, but regular self-help books aren t your thing, YOU-NICORN is the book for you. Kirkus calls it A frank, funny self-help book perfect for those who view the genre with a healthy bit of […]

Book Award Winner: Three Weeks to Forgiveness: God’s Redemption in the Dark Places of Addiction

Book Award Winner: Three Weeks to Forgiveness: God’s Redemption in the Dark Places of Addiction

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Kimberly Dewberry Synopsis What would you do if your estranged, homeless, alcoholic father suddenly showed up at your door? What if you knew in three weeks you would be saying good-bye to him forever? One daughter knows deep down that her only choice, for his sake and hers, is to […]

Recording: Anne Janzer: How to Revise and Publish a New Edition of Your Book

Recording: Anne Janzer: How to Revise and Publish a New Edition of Your Book

Join us as Anne Janzer discusses How to Revise and Publish a New Edition of Your Book. We will talk about whether your book (and career) would benefit from a new, revised edition. We’ll discuss: Whether to do an update or a new edition The work involved (and rights considerations) in releasing a new edition How to use […]

Take the “Junk” out of Direct Mail by Brian Jud

Take the “Junk” out of Direct Mail by Brian Jud

Direct mail has been given a bad reputation because of overuse and poorly designed mailing pieces. People tend to perceive direct mail as junk mail, and its Internet equivalent as spam. However, when you have a finite, identifiable group of people who are potential customers for your books, direct mail may be the most effective […]